New compulsory living wage announced – but you won’t get it until your 25th birthday

New compulsory living wage announced – but you won’t get it until your 25th birthday

CHANCELLOR ANNOUNCES BOOST TO PAY – BUT UNDER-25s EXCLUDED (FOR NO APPARENT REASON) The Chancellor George Osborne has just announced the introduction of a new compulsory living wage of £7.20 per hour, which will take effect from April 2016 and rise to £9 an hour...
Are you ‘Britain’s Hardest Grafter’? BBC invites jobless youngsters to compete for cash in Hunger Games-style reality show

Are you ‘Britain’s Hardest Grafter’? BBC invites jobless youngsters to compete for cash in Hunger Games-style reality show

PARTICIPANTS WILL BE CHALLENGED TO “SHOW THEIR WORTH” IN EVERY EPISODE *GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE* >> NEWSFLASH! This story has now been picked up by the MailOnline, Independent (twice), Telegraph, Express, Guardian, Sun, Huffington Post, Vice and...
Young people are being shafted – so why don’t more under-35s VOTE?

Young people are being shafted – so why don’t more under-35s VOTE?

CAN’T BE BOTHERED – OR CAN’T SEE THE POINT? The UK’s under-35s could decide the result of the 2015 general election, says new research – but that’s only if they bother to vote. The list of problems facing young people seems to grow...
Jobcentre staff are target-driven “box tickers” says MP

Jobcentre staff are target-driven “box tickers” says MP

UNDER-TRAINED ADVISERS LEAVE YOUNG JOBSEEKERS “SHROUDED IN SHAME” Job centres for under-25s should be scrapped as they stigmatise and demoralise young people seeking work, and MP has said. At present, under-trained staff in the “high street holding...